They have passed three years from the first announcement on the development of a film on The Division, and the project has had a very troubled path ever since. But things have changed, and jobs have undergone one considerable acceleration since Ubisoft has concluded a agreement with Netflix to the exclusive of the film. Netflix wasted no time and started ordering, starting with the appointment of a new director.
It will be David Leitch, the director of Deadpool 2, Over which Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, John Wick, to deal with the film adaptation of The Division. Leitch will take the place of Stephen Gaghan, lo screenwriter who had originally been commissioned to direct the film. The presence of the actors Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal is confirmed. For more information on the stage of development of the film, and the release date, we just have to wait further updates of Netflix.